If you are considering rhinoplasty, achieving the best aesthetic outcome depends on choosing a surgeon with the necessary skills and aesthetic sensibilities. Rhinoplasty is a complex, demanding surgery, so the surgeon must have the ability to execute all aspects of the operation well. So what should you look for in a rhinoplasty surgeon?
Rhinoplasty, also referred to as a nose job, is a procedure that is done to change the appearance of the nose, or improve its function (learn more).
When looking for a rhinoplasty surgeon, it’s essential to do some research, to find the one that’s right for you. Look for a facial plastic surgeon with advanced training, and significant skill and experience performing rhinoplasty.
- . Qualifications and training in facial plastic surgery: Facial plastic surgeons devote their time to facial surgeries, and most perform nose surgery routinely, which makes them the ideal choice for rhinoplasty. Facial plastic surgeons are certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Otolaryngology relates to surgery of the ears, nose and throat.
- . Skill and experience: Since rhinoplasty is such a difficult procedure, it requires a lot of surgical experience. Choosing an experienced surgeon will ensure that you minimize the risk of complications, and get the best possible results. A skilled, experienced rhinoplasty surgeon will be comfortable with the different surgical approaches, and be able to recommend the appropriate technique for you.
- . Advanced training in rhinoplasty: Surgeons with advanced training in rhinoplasty are better equipped to manage any complications, and deliver optimal results.
Are you looking for a rhinoplasty surgeon? Search our directory to find a practice in your area.
If you are in the Raleigh and Durham, NC areas Stein Plastic Surgery is our featured practice.
You can reach them at www.facialdoc.com, or by calling 919.261.7099.